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3/28, 1:27 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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FDA approves Abbott's quick COVID-19 test

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved on Friday a quick coronavirus test developed by Abbott Laboratories, which can deliver results within 13 minutes.

"Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the fastest available molecular point-of-care test for the detection of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), delivering positive results in as little as five minutes and negative results in 13 minutes," the medical device company announced in a press release.

Furthermore, the American healthcare company asserted it will speed up test manufacturing until the production reaches 50,000 tests per day.

Breaking the News / ND